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GAMING INDUSTRY: PERFORMANCE REVIEW

The gaming industry has experienced a number of mergers and acquisitions. Most recently, Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (ERI) and Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CZR) announced a merger…

EMBRACE A RISK-BASED APPROACH TO AML / KYC

Anti-money-laundering (AML) compliance is no longer a simple matter of filing procedural reports. Today, regulators expect casinos to know as much about who is transacting…

GAMING INDUSTRY: PERFORMANCE REVIEW

Another year is in the books, and some of the largest publicly traded gaming operators posted varying results during 2016. While the Macau market finished…

GAMING INDUSTRY:PERFORMANCE REVIEW

Given the focus on recent expansions taking place in global gaming markets, I thought it was important to share some of the latest trends within…

GAMING INDUSTRY: 15 YEARS OF CHANGE

Gaming today is more widespread, more diverse and more popular than ever before, and much of that expansion and growth is attributable to industry developments…

GAMING INDUSTRY: PERFORMANCE REVIEW

With the latest round of quarterly financial reports, it appears the Macau, China gaming market is showing signs of potential stabilization. The pace of annual…

Gaming Industry: Performance Review

By the mid-point of 2016, many of the gaming industry trends witnessed in 2015 are continuing. In Macau, declines in revenues and gaming volume present…

Poker And Cognitive Bias

I have written about decision-making before (Gaming & Leisure , Summer 2015, “You’re Making Bad Decisions All the Time”) But it is such an important…

Gaming Industry: Performance Review

Another year is in the books, and Nevada’s gaming companies have reported mixed results for 2015. For companies with operations in Macau, the challenging environment…

GAMING INDUSTRY: PERFORMANCE REVIEW

The Las Vegas Strip might be the gaming epicenter of the United States, but the majority of gaming today takes place within regional casinos located…

The Power of Introverts

Quiet – The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking is a 2012 book by Susan Cain. It is meant either to…

GAMING INDUSTRY: PERFORMANCE REVIEW

Gaming revenue might be a shrinking piece of the resort industry’s revenue puzzle, but it still makes up more than a third of the industry’s annual…

Becoming More Data-Driven

Recently, I gave a presentation on data and analytics at a large global shared services conference. The fact that I was presenting on an advanced…

GAMING INDUSTRY: PERFORMANCE REVIEW

GAMING INDUSTRY: PERFORMANCE REVIEW Brian R. Gordon, CPA FINANCE finished the year down 3.3 percent, at $5.4 billion. Company-wide property adjusted EBITDA performed slightly better,…

GAMING INDUSTRY: PERFORMANCE REVIEW

Since our last report in Gaming & Leisure Magazine, a number of gaming operators posted third quarter earnings and several equipment manufacturers announced facility expansions…

SIMPLE WAYS TO VALUE A STOCK

Investors are always searching for methods to help them determine whether a company is worth investing in. There are many means of stock valuation, some…

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